Posts Tagged ‘Slave trade’

U.S.: Cherokee Vote Out Descendants of Southern Slave Trade

Known as the ‘Trail of Tears,’ some 4,000 Indians died in 1838 during the forced march. ‘And our ancestors carried the baggage,’ said Marilyn Vann, the Freedman leader.

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Video | India: The Siddis, a Little Known African Diaspora Community of India

The Siddis in India are the descendants of both early African immigrants and enslaved Africans brought to India’s west coast by the Portuguese beginning in the 16th century.

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